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Anika Nilles © Vincent Priebe

Popakademie hosts World Drum Festival

25. July 2022

On Saturday, November 19, 2022, the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg in cooperation with the Cultural Office of the City of Mannheim and the European drum and percussion association "Percussion Creativ" will host the eighth World Drum Festival as a hybrid edition.

"In the eighth edition of the World Drum Festival, we have once again succeeded in assembling an international line-up of top-class artists. The hybrid edition makes it possible for all interested drummers and percussionists," says Prof. Udo Dahmen, Artistic Director and Managing Director of the Popakademie Baden- Württemberg.

Among the participants are internationally renowned drummers and percussionists such as Anika Nilles (drums) with her band Nevell, Jost Nickel (drums), Murat Coskun (framedrums), Pape Seck (percussion), Claus Hessler (drums) with his band Flux and many others.

WORLD DRUM FESTIVAL, Saturday November 19, 12:00 to 11:00 p.m.

More masterclasses and program to be announced.

With support from Sonor, Meinl, Tama, Sabian.